"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Mostly sunny: After a few days of rain, the sun should stick around today, with a high around 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. It could be a little windy, though, with gusts between 9 and 18 miles per hour or as high as 31 mph. The evening will be clear with a low around 36 degrees.
2. Costume sale: Does the price of Halloween costumes these days scare you? Visit the Thrift Shop to see what they have to offer during , which will take place today during regular thrift shop hours, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All proceeds support the Community Council’s social service programs, which are offered free to Needham residents.
3. Business center changes: Citizens are invited to share their vision of what Needham’s New England Business Center should look like during the today at 7:00 p.m. at . The council will review proposed zoning changes for the area, including height and density requirements, and will solicit public comments and suggestions.
4. Caregivers support group: offers a of people with Alzheimer’s or other memory loss on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. For information, visit www.avitaofneedham.com or call 781-444-2266.
5. Seniors got talent: The staff at the is putting together a new and exciting program—a variety show that will be staged, directed and performed by local seniors. Do you play an instrument, sing with a group and/or solo, tell stories or “one-liners,” perform magic, line dance, do creative writing, play read or something else stage-worthy? Share your talents in this fun new program. For information or to sign up, call Sherry Jackson, associate director of the Needham Council on Aging, at 781-455-7555.